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Ministerial Portfolio

Economic Development

Minister:
Minister for Economic Development
Current Minister:
Hon David Parker
Description: 

Responsibilities include economic development, enterprise policy, major events, and space policy and legislation.

Department: 

The Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment provides support for this portfolio.

Crown entities: 

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise1
New Zealand Venture Investment Fund Limited

Vote: 

Vote Business, Science and Innovation

Legislation: 

Major Events Management Act 2007
New Zealand Business Number Act 2016
New Zealand International Convention Centre Act 2013
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Act 2003
Outer Space and High Altitude Activities Act 2017

1 The Minister for Economic Development and the Minister of Trade are both responsible Ministers for New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Act 2003.

Last updated: 
Thursday, 12 October 2017

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